Acer new 150 build

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  1. JaimeAdams

    JaimeAdams Valuable Member R2R Supporter Reef Squad 3RMAS Member R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Only problem with that is it also takes out alkalinity according to Kevin, Also I think most people drip it into their skimmer. There should be more than enough info in the forums to figure it out though.

    I know The Reef Gallery will test your water for free. Aqua World will test it, think they might charge a couple bucks. I do not know if Elmer's will test for those parameters, I would be interested to know if anyone has that information.
     

  2. acer

    acer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    New pics after rearranging from obtaining new frags at LEAR.

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    Closer looks

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  3. acer

    acer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Even closer looks- yes I still have Hair Algae issues.

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    Looks awesome! your HA issues are nothing compared to mine lol.
     
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    acer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Thanks, took pics after manually removing HA as much as possible - have done that several times.
     
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    I just finished doing the same lol. This sea hare is a lazy bum:p
     
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    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Looking awesome, tank is filling up fast. Is that a chalice on the shelf rock?
     
  8. acer

    acer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Yes, second pic of "closer looks". Here is better pic.

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    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Nice! Watch it around those acros though, it'll eventually overgrow and kill.
     
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    acer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Well, i think only one coral is actually placed via 2 part stick and a few have attached themselves to a rock. 90℅ are in a hole ,etc so nothing is permanent. I expect , I will me moving many to different spots as they grow or fail to grow.

    Also should post latest test results:

    Alk= 8.8 Dkh
    PH= 8.1-8.2
    Temp= 78
    PO4= .025
    Nitrate,Nitrite, Ammonia= near 0
     
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    acer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Funny pic of my Urchin who is constantly decorating themselves with coral. How they r able to lift a coral weighing as much as themselves and place/hold it in place as they crawl around the tank is beyond me.

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    ace you mentioned about getting your tank with the eurobrace on the top edge instead of recessed. your tank seems to have arrived the standard way. I placed my order for a tank with similar dimensions and didn't specify the eurobrace type. From what I read his eurobrace is efficient because it creates bulletproof corners. my tank will be 60x30x24. did he mess up your order? If you can would you be able to take some better pics of the eurobracing?
     
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    acer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    The eurobraces are recessed "less" than their standard build , but still some. See pic.

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    The front and back braces ares 3/8 of an inch recessed and the side braces sit under those, so are recessed about 3/4". So my water level is about 1" from top of glass. From what I can remember , the standard build recesses the braces much more.
     
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    thanks for the pics!
     
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    acer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    No problem, sorry it wasnt a better pic.
     
  16. vlangel

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    Hi Ted, I had not checked out your aquarium for a while so I decided to stop by. Wow, you are filling it up. It looks great. Are you pleased with everything, and how its working?
     
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    acer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Yes, except for the continued hair algae issues. Thinking about getting a Foxface. And i still am working on a power backup. You should stop by in person.
     
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    I will but I never know when you are working and when you are home. I keep meaning to make the club meetings too but Saturdays it seems I have a lot of commitments.
     
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